German doctors are calling for the end of a ban on gay men donating blood.
The German Medical Association has said it would aim to do everything ‘within its means’ to remove the ban.
A Europe-wide ban prevents all men who regularly have sex with men to donate blood.
While countries like the UK and Sweden allow gay and bisexual men to donate if they have not had sex in a year, other European countries like Germany rule them out indefinitely.
This is because MSM are deemed to fall into the ‘high risk’ category of potential HIV risk.